Commercial Map of the United States, Canada and Mexico

Description

This map shows the United States and surrounding areas including an inset in the lower left corner titled "The Railway System of Mexico." There are several different regions shaded in different colors. States are outlined with dotted lines and labeled. Major cities are noted on the map. Shipping routes over land and sea are marked in red; rivers and other bodies of water are marked in blue. Other geographic features are also marked with relief shown by hachures. On the back of the map are two pages of text labeled "Commercial Geography" with information about routes of commerce throughout the ... continued below

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 28 x 46 cm.

Creation Information

Hinman, Russell 1883.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 257 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Publisher

  • Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Copyright by Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., 1883."
    Place of Publication: [Cincinnati, Ohio]

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Description

This map shows the United States and surrounding areas including an inset in the lower left corner titled "The Railway System of Mexico." There are several different regions shaded in different colors. States are outlined with dotted lines and labeled. Major cities are noted on the map. Shipping routes over land and sea are marked in red; rivers and other bodies of water are marked in blue. Other geographic features are also marked with relief shown by hachures.

On the back of the map are two pages of text labeled "Commercial Geography" with information about routes of commerce throughout the United States.

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 28 x 46 cm.

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From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 126/9 00271
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_996955
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50299

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1883

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Total Uses: 257

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Hinman, Russell. Commercial Map of the United States, Canada and Mexico, map, 1883; [Cincinnati, Ohio]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50299/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.